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Former Penn State football standout Curt Warner to deliver keynote speech at National Autism Conference

Curt Warner and his wife, Ana, will deliver the closing keynote speech during the National Autism Conference from 3:45 to 5 p.m. Thursday in Presidents Hall at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel.

The conference, which started Monday, provides comprehensive, evidence-based information to assist educators, other professionals, and families in developing effective educational programming for all students with autism spectrum disorders, according to a Penn State news release.

The Warners founded the Curt Warner Autism Foundation in honor of their twin teenage sons who have autism.

Curt Warner was a two-time All-American at Penn State. He helped lead the Nittany Lions to the 1982 national championship and a Sugar Bowl win over Georgia.

He played in the NFL with the Seattle Seahawks, where he was a three-time Pro-Bowler, and Los Angeles Raiders. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2009.

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